InfoSAWIT, PANGKALPINANG – Chairman of Indonesian Palm Oil Association (IPOA) Joko Supriyono officially inaugurated the coordinators of IPOA Kepulauan Bangka Belitung (Babel) Province in 2022-2027.
It was running in the Hall of Mahligai, Komplek Perumahan Dinas Gubernur Kepulauan Bangka Belitung, Thursday (30/06/2022).
Dato H Ramli and H Purnomo were trusted to be the Chairman and Secretary of IPOA Babel. There are 17 men in the coordinators and advisory.
Besides the regional leader forum, Chairman of IPOA from other provinces did attend the event, such as, John Irwansyah Siregar from Bengkulu, Bambang Wiguritno from West Sumatera, and others.
"Congratulation for the the new 2022 – 2027 coordinators. Kepulauan Babel Province is the 14th IPOA branch in Indonesia. hopefully in the next years, every province where palm oil plantations develop has IPOA coordinators,” Joko said in his speech.
He also mentioned, IPOA has been existing since 1981 in Medan, North Sumatera. For about 41 years, IPOA struggles for palm oil industries to go forward. He thought, palm oil industries are the ‘primadona’ in Indonesia.
He hoped, palm oil industries could go forward, develop, compete, and be sustainable to deliver good impact for the people of Indonesia.
“We hope everyone supports us, both Kepulauan Babel Province, and IPOA in Jakarta to develop palm oil industries in Babel,” Dato Ramli said after the inauguration as the official info to InfoSAWIT.
Dato Ramli continued, IPOA Babel would develop communication to others, including the smallholders to get the best solution on what palm oil industries face. (T5)